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iPhone Hacking Campaign Using MDM Software Is Broader Than Previously Known

25 Červenec, 2018 - 13:54
India-linked highly targeted mobile malware campaign, first unveiled two weeks ago, has been found to be part of a broader campaign targeting multiple platforms, including windows devices and possibly Android as well. As reported in our previous article, earlier this month researchers at Talos threat intelligence unit discovered a group of Indian hackers abusing mobile device management (MDM)
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Hackers Used Malicious MDM Solution to Spy On 'Highly Targeted' iPhone Users

25 Červenec, 2018 - 12:34
Security researchers have uncovered a "highly targeted" mobile malware campaign that has been operating since August 2015 and found spying on 13 selected iPhones in India. The attackers, who are also believed to be operating from India, were found abusing mobile device management (MDM) protocol—a type of security software used by large enterprises to control and enforce policies on devices
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

From today, Google Chrome starts marking all non-HTTPS sites 'Not Secure'

24 Červenec, 2018 - 21:13
Starting today with the release of Chrome 68, Google Chrome prominently marks all non-HTTPS websites as 'Not Secure' in its years-long effort to make the web a more secure place for Internet users. So if you are still running an insecure HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol) website, many of your visitors might already be greeted with a 'Not Secure' message on their Google Chrome browser warning
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Apache Tomcat Patches Important Security Vulnerabilities

24 Červenec, 2018 - 13:36
The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) has released security updates to address several vulnerabilities in its Tomcat application server, one of which could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information. Apache Tomcat is an open source web server and servlet system, which uses several Java EE specifications like Java Servlet, JavaServer Pages (JSP), Expression Language, and WebSocket,
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

New Bluetooth Hack Affects Millions of Devices from Major Vendors

24 Červenec, 2018 - 10:39
Yet another bluetooth hacking technique has been uncovered. A highly critical cryptographic vulnerability has been found affecting some Bluetooth implementations that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker in physical proximity of targeted devices to intercept, monitor or manipulate the traffic they exchange. The Bluetooth hacking vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2018-5383, affects
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Egyptian 'Fake News' Law Threatens Citizens with 5000-plus Followers

23 Červenec, 2018 - 16:04
Do you or someone you know lives in Egypt and holds an account on Facebook, Twitter, or/and other social media platforms with more than 5000 followers? If yes, your account can be censored, suspended and is subject to prosecution for promoting or spreading the fake news through social media platforms. On July 16, the Egyptian parliament approved a new law that classifies a personal social
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Google launches 'Data Transfer Project' to make it easier to switch services

23 Červenec, 2018 - 12:19
A lot of new online services are cropping up every day, making our life a lot easier. But it is always harder for users to switch to another product or service, which they think is better because the process usually involves downloading everything from one service and then re-uploading it all again to another. Thanks to GDPR—stands for General Data Protection Regulation, a legal regulation
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Ecuador to Withdraw Asylum for Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange

22 Červenec, 2018 - 00:06
After protecting WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for almost six years, Ecuador is now planning to withdraw its political asylum, probably next week, and eject him from its London embassy—eventually would turn him over to the British authorities. Lenín Moreno, the newly-elected President of Ecuador, has arrived in London this Friday to give a speech at Global Disability Summit on 24 July 2018
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Microsoft Releases PowerShell Core for Linux as a Snap Package

20 Červenec, 2018 - 21:27
Microsoft's love for Linux continues… Microsoft has released its command-line shell and scripting language PowerShell Core for Linux operating system as a Snap package, making it easier for Linux users to install Microsoft PowerShell on their system. Yes, you heard me right. Microsoft has made PowerShell Core available to the Ubuntu Snap Store as a Snap application. PowerShell Core is a
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Singapore's Largest Healthcare Group Hacked, 1.5 Million Patient Records Stolen

20 Červenec, 2018 - 14:28
Singapore's largest healthcare group, SingHealth, has suffered a massive data breach that allowed hackers to snatch personal information on 1.5 million patients who visited SingHealth clinics between May 2015 and July 2018. SingHealth is the largest healthcare group in Singapore with 2 tertiary hospitals, 5 national specialty , and eight polyclinics. According to an advisory released by
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Microsoft Says Russia Tried to Hack Three 2018 Midterm Election Candidates

19 Červenec, 2018 - 22:35
Microsoft said it detected and helped the US government to block Russian hacking attempts against at least three congressional candidates this year, a Microsoft executive revealed speaking at the Aspen Security Forum today. Although the company refused to name the targets but said, the three candidates were "people who, because of their positions, might have been interesting targets from an
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